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Ada Morgan, 30, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 30
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Jun 1916
Date of death: 18 Jun 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull. Ruptured middle meningeal artery. Compression of brain. Cerebral laceration
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Rupture (Arteries); Compression (Brain); Laceration (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Pendlebury, Herbert Stringfellow
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Trevor, Robert Salusbury
Medical notes: The patient was found lying unconscious in a kitchen, with no evidence of an accident having taken place. Apparently merely fell to the ground. She was stated to have been subject to fits.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, alimentary canal, skull, brain and genital organs
Type of incident: n/a

Adelaide Bailey, 18, Draper’s assistant

Occupation or role: Draper’s assistant
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jul 1888
Date of death: 16 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Caries of cervical spine
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Rouse, James
Medical examination performed by: Dickinson, William Lee
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'About 12 months before admission, a ceiling fell & struck her head. This did not cause her more than a few minutes’ pain. About June 1st ‘88 she noticed that her neck was stiff: this gradually got worse but she is free from pain unless she moves her head’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: ‘Permission was only obtained to examine the neck’

Type of incident: n/a

Albert Foley, 17, Brushmaker

Occupation or role: Brushmaker
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 12 Sep 1888
Date of death: 22 Sep 1888
Disease (transcribed): Strumous ulceration of shin. Lardaceous degeneration of viscera following chronic arthritis of left knee which had been removed by amputation
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Degeneration (Internal organs); Arthritis (Knee); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'See surgical notes’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'No post mortem examination’

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Clifford, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1852
Date of death: 6 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Scrofulous caries of the dorsal vertebrae with softening of the cervical bones. Abscesses in connection with the spinal column at posterior part of thorax. Urgent dyspnoea and dysphagia
Disease (standardised): Caries (Spine); Tuberculosis (Spine); Abscess (Spine); Dyspnoea (Lung); Deglutition disorders (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: He had been subject for many years to a scrofulous affection and there were marks of old ulceration in the neck and under the angle of the jaw.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, interior surfaces of cervical vertebrae and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Craig, 39, Window cleaner

Occupation or role: Window cleaner
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 May 1916
Date of death: 9 May 1916
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of pelvis and ribs. Injury of liver and kidney. Rectoperitoneal haemorrhage
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pelvis); Fracture (Ribs); Injury (Liver); Injury (Kidney); Haemorrhage (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Ewart, George Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Oakden, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Ingleby, Helen
Medical notes: While cleaning windows the patient fell a distance of four storeys. His fall was broken by a tree into which he fell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, ribs, lungs, larynx, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, spleen, kidneys, adrenals, pancreas, bladder, alimentary tract, stomach and brain
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Alfred Crump, 43, Labourer

Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1888
Date of death: 14 Apr 1888
Disease (transcribed): Bright’s disease from large white kidneys. Syphilitic thickening of calvarium and scars on liver
Disease (standardised): Nephritis (Kidneys); Syphilis (Skull); Scarring (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'Twenty years before he came to St George’s the patient had a hard chancre on the penis. He was treated for syphilis. He had neither sore throat nor skin eruption. He was accustomed to drink 4 or 5 pints of the stronger varities of beer daily, and he took spirits occasionally’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Heart, brain, abdomen, kidneys, spleen, liver, stomach, larynx

Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Seymour, 24, Schoolmaster

Occupation or role: Schoolmaster
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1888
Date of death: 20 Oct 1888
Disease (transcribed): Dislocation of 4th cervical vertebra. Haemorrhage into spinal canal. Bruising of cord
Disease (standardised): Dislocation (Vertebrae); Haemorrhage (Spine); Bruise (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington
Medical examination performed by: Davidson, William Marshall
Post mortem examination performed by: Bull, William C.
Medical notes: 'This man had been very depressed owing to failing to get a ‘teacher’s certificate’. Had frequently threatened to commit suicide. He threw himself under a railway tram’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Heart, pleurae, lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, brain, spine

Type of incident: Suicide

Alfred Taylor, 11, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Dec 1844
Date of death: 8 Dec 1844
Disease (transcribed): Stone in the bladder. Lithotomy. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the Pelvis and Peritonitis. Right kidney wasted with dilated pelvis and infundibula. Left kidney enlarged. Pelvis and infundibula dilated.
Disease (standardised): Calculi (Bladder); Lithotomy (Bladder); Inflammation (Pelvis); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Dilatation (Pelvis);Dilatation (Pituitary gland)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred Turner, 27, Potman

Occupation or role: Potman
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Jul 1870
Date of death: 7 Jul 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured skull.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull)
Admitted under the care of: Pollock, George
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case if not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Alfred White, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1852
Date of death: 16 Feb 1852
Disease (transcribed): Arrest of a bone in the oesophagus. Ulceration of posterior wall communicated through the intervertebral cartilage into the spinal canal. Purulent deposits outside the spinal Dura mater. Arachnitis. Extreme softening of spinal cord
Disease (standardised): Obstruction (Oesophagus); Ulcer (Spine); Suppuration (Spine); Arachnoiditis (Brain); Softening (Spinal cord)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This patient stated that he had been ailing and out of sorts for some months past, but that on the 11th instance a bone had stuck in his throat, which had subsequently been got out.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, pharynx, cranium and spinal column
Type of incident: n/a

Alice Mason, 28, Cook

Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Mar 1888
Date of death: 8 May 1888
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism. Vegetations along free border of mitral valve. Cerebral embolism. Old kidney infarcts
Disease (standardised): Rheumatism (Joints); Vegetation (Heart); Embolism (Blood vessels); Infarction (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'There was no history of rheumatism nor of scarlatina. For nine months before she came to the hospital she suffered much from neuralgia, and for 2 months before she came the pain was very severe. Four months before her admission she ‘grazed’ her left foot, the wound did not heal. For 3 days before she came in she had oedema of the legs’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, thorax, heart, lungs

Type of incident: n/a

Alice Nightingale, 21 months, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 21 months
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Dec 1859
Date of death: 23 Jan 1860
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Mesenteric disease. Incipient rickets. Diseased liver. Old burn
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Abdomen); Rickets (Bones); Disease (Liver); Burn (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This child was admitted with an extensive burn of the left arm, extending from the shoulder to the back of the hand. It was cut very deep, except in one part about the middle of forearm. She was also evidently suffering from tabies mesentericus which was supposed to have existed for 6 months’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium., left arm, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Allen Street, 55, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 1 Sep 1852
Date of death: 3 Sep 1852
Disease (transcribed): Injury from the fall of earth. Comminuted fracture of the pubic bones. Separation of both sacro-iliac articulations. Laceration of the urethra. Large soft heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Pubic bone); Laceration (Urethra); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: This man was working near a wall, at the base of which he was excavating and he brought it down upon himself.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Amanda Chanter alias Digmeed, 17, Housemaid

Occupation or role: Housemaid
Age: 17
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 Apr 1870
Date of death: 9 Jun 1870
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatism.
Disease (standardised): Rheumatic Diseases (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Cavafy, John
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: The case was not reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Amelia Swift, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1842
Date of death: 8 Feb 1842
Disease (transcribed): Rheumatic pericarditis
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Mackay, 23, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 Sep 1841
Date of death: 13 Nov 1841
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis. Pneumonia. Kidneys containing tubercles
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, cranium

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Sheldon, 30, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Sep 1841
Date of death: 3 Dec 1841
Disease (transcribed): Lumbar abscess with extensive disease of spine
Disease (standardised): Abscess (Spine); Disease (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Babington, George Gisborne
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: n/a

Andrew Wright, 3, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Sep 1845
Date of death: 10 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Hydrocephalus. Congestion of the pia mater and brain. Softening of the central white parts. Lungs congested. Caries of spine
Disease (standardised): Hydrocephalus (Brain); Congestion (Brain, lungs); Caries (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appeared that this child had been ailing about three weeks, had lost his appetite, become restless, flushed in the face, & had slight convulsive movements in the limbs, with twitchings of the muscles of the face. He was very thirsty, extremely heavy & drowsy, yet unable to obtain any quick sleep, for when dozing, he constantly started, and occasionally screamed violently. His bowels had been much confined’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Ann Baddick, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Gender: Female
Age: 26
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1854
Date of death: 25 Dec 1854
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the knee
Disease (standardised): Disease (Knee)
Admitting doctor: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Surgeon: Gray, Henry
Physician: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This young woman was admitted with [?] of the right knee, symptoms of which had first manifested themselves half a year before her admission’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremities

Type of injury: n/a

Ann Bennett, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Aug 1848
Date of death: 24 Sep 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dilated heart and dropsy
Disease (standardised): Disease (Heart); Oedema (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: Admitted with a dusky complexion, wheezing respiration, and asthmatic cough, and suffering a good deal from dyspnoea.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Bentley, 31, Laundress

Occupation or role: Laundress
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 19 Jul 1870
Date of death: 20 Jul 1870
Disease (transcribed): Fractured spine.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine)
Admitted under the care of: Lee, Henry
Medical examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: As the body was not examined, the case if not herein reported.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Jones, 78, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 78
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Jun 1855
Date of death: 5 Aug 1855
Disease (transcribed): Fractured neck of femur. Sloughs. Exhaustion
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Sloughing (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: This woman was admitted in consequence of an accident. She was thrown down in crossing the street, by a carriage and struck her right hip.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Ann King, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 1 Oct 1849
Date of death: 1 Oct 1849
Disease (transcribed): Effusion of blood into the spinal canal. Fracture of the pelvis. Fracture of the femur
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Spinal canal); Fracture (Pelvis, thigh)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This woman threw herself out of the attic window of a two-sory house and was picked up insensible but on admission shortly after the receipt of the injury she had completely recovered her sense, but she was cold & collapsed, her pulse scarcely perceptible’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, spine, thorax, pelvis, right lower extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident / suicide

Ann Mitchell, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Dec 1843
Date of death: 30 Dec 1843
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of the leg. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the limb. Amputation.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: n/a
Body parts examined in the post mortem: The body was not examined
Type of incident: n/a

Ann Raliham, 36, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 15 Aug 1849
Date of death: 24 Aug 1849
Disease (transcribed): Disease of the hip
Disease (standardised): Disease (Hip)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'As the body was not examined, the history of this case is not given’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: 'The body was removed by the friends previous to its being examined’

Type of incident: n/a

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